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Richard Shevak Joins CohnReznick as a Director


3/17/15

Roseland, NJ – Richard Shevak, JD, has joined CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S., as a director in the Firm’s tax practice.

Based in the Roseland, NJ office, Richard has almost 14 years of diversified public accounting experience with an extensive background in providing tax services for clients in the manufacturing and wholesale distribution, retail, hospitality, and technology industries. Richard’s expertise includes tax planning, consulting, and IRS examination support in connection with accounting methods issues, including timing, UNICAP, LIFO, 199, and the repair regulations.

Prior to joining CohnReznick, Richard worked for a top 10 accounting firm as a director in its strategic federal tax services group and was the leader of that firm’s western region accounting methods practice. He has also worked as an attorney advisor in the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Income Tax and Accounting, where he provided advice on tax accounting method issues. Richard began his career as a Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps.

Richard has authored and co-authored articles that have been published for Tax Advisor, The Tax Executive, and the National Association of Manufacturers.  He has also spoken at numerous events for the Tax Executives Institute, the American Bar Association, and the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants, among others.

“We’re pleased to have Richard join our growing team of tax experts,” said CohnReznick’s Ken Kanter, Managing Partner – Tax. “Richard’s years of professional experience assisting clients with their tax needs will continue to enhance our talent base, portfolio of services and relationships, and overall value that we bring to our tax clients in New Jersey.”

A member of the American Bar Association and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Richard received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics from Dowling College, and a Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law.

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